The first exhibitors for the 51st Essen Motor Show from 1st to 9th December (Preview Day: 30th November) have been confirmed after the official registration deadline. In particular, the halls for tuning and lifestyle are booming, in some cases there are waiting lists for exhibitors. But fans of production sports cars and motor sports also get their money's worth: with the ADAC, Mercedes FanWorld, Porsche, Renault and Skoda, visitors can expect well-known brands all over the halls. The Japanese car manufacturer Nissan is represented at the PS Festival by a trading partner. Messe Essen is expecting a total of over 500 exhibitors in the four pillars of sports cars, tuning, motorsport and classic cars.
Hall 3 of the Essen Motor Show is home to industry and its partners: In addition to the ADAC as the ideal sponsor and several car manufacturers, Continental, Dekra, Heinrich Eibach, KONI, KW automotive, Sandtler Motorsport, Sidney Industries, Toyo Tires, Ulmen Sportscars and Vogtland Autosport are among the exhibitors. "For Ulmen Sportscars Düsseldorf, the Essen Motor Show is one of the 2018 season highlights, linking people with gasoline in their blood. Whether tuner, motor sportsman or sports driver: We all have the same passion. There is no better stage for presenting our vehicles," says sales consultant Alexander Preun about the significance of the Essen Motor Show.
"There's no better stage."
On the occasion of its 60th birthday, the German Sports Driver Circle presents the best memories of its members in Hall 5, where two further motor sports exhibitors, the Nürburgring and the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring, will be guests. "The Essen Motor Show is an important meeting place for us with the fans of the Nürburgring and with the enthusiasts around the topics automobile, motor sports, drift and tuning. In addition, it serves for exchange in an emotional environment with many different partners and business customers. That's why, as every year in 2018, we are happy to be part of the Essen Motor Show," says Mirco Markfort, Managing Director at the Nürburgring.
In hall 6 everything revolves around tuning, lifestyle and accessories. Among the exhibitors are the Japanese cult tuners from Liberty Walk. The brands MOMO, Osram, Oxigin, Rieger Tuning, Streetec, Wheelworld and Z-Performance will also be present. "The Essen Motor Show is probably the biggest and most important automotive related event in Europe. Last year was a success for us, the event is really well organized and it’s a true landmark for all car enthusiasts. Therefore it was a must to book again in 2018," says Giulia Telmon, Marketing & Sales at MOMO.